Research BackgroundBack

In October 2012, Hon Cyd Ho Sau-lan, Legislative Councillor commissioned the Public Opinion Programme (POP) at the University of Hong Kong to conduct this “Survey on Hong Kong Public’s Attitudes Towards Rights of People of Different Sexual Orientations”, which targeted at Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above who speak Cantonese. The survey was specifically designed to understand citizens’ attitudes towards the rights of people of different sexual orientation and related opinions on them.


The survey questionnaire was designed independently by POP after consulting Hon Cyd Ho Sau-lan, Legislative Councillor, all fieldwork operations, data collection and analysis were also carried out independently by POP, and POP would take full responsibility for all the findings reported herewith. The survey methodology and results are open to the public.